what is a pullet

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by guerrera567, Oct 19, 2008.

  1. guerrera567

    guerrera567 Out Of The Brooder

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    what is a pullet? a male or a female?
     
  2. doodledoo

    doodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is a young female.
     
  3. guerrera567

    guerrera567 Out Of The Brooder

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    ok well how do they know if it is a male or female because the neibors live close to us and i dont think they want to hear that call they do in the morning but i want to get one online. how can i know i wont get a rooster
     
  4. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Pullet - Female under 12 months
    Hen - Female over 12 months
    Cockeral - Male under 12 months
    Rooster or Cock - Male over 12 months
    Egg - a really young chicken.... [​IMG]
     
  5. guerrera567

    guerrera567 Out Of The Brooder

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    can i get a chick and know its a female?
     
  6. ncCHICKS

    ncCHICKS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:you have to get mroe than one if you order them. if not, it'd never make it alive. you can buy them sexed but I think it's only 90% accurate, which is very good. You can find a local breeder that has some pullets about 4-6 months that are sexed.
     

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